Campus Essentials – Catonsville

Welcome to our community of inquiring minds! These resources will help you arrive prepared on your first day of class.

Register your vehicle for a digital parking pass

A parking pass valid for the Catonsville campus is included in your mandatory fees. As of Fall 2019, UMBC does not issue physical parking passes. You should register your vehicle(s) through Parking Services.

Order your textbooks

The UMBC bookstore maintains a list of course materials for all UMBC classes. Having your textbooks before the start of the semester is an easy way to make sure you are ready for your education.

Get to know the campus

You can find the Catonsville Campus Map Campus is conveniently located near the highway, only minutes away from Downtown Baltimore, and provides dining options, recreation centers, and more.

Students at the Catonsville campus must get a Campus ID Card from the Campus Card office, located in the University Center.

Sign up for campus alerts

Register your phone number and/or email in the E2Campus alert system to receive updates about emergency situations and campus closures as soon as they are available.

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